ANNOUNCE: GHC 7.2.1 Release Candidate 1

Ian Lynagh igloo at
Mon Aug 8 17:07:37 CEST 2011

On Mon, Aug 08, 2011 at 11:20:18PM +1000, Manuel M T Chakravarty wrote:
> Ian Lynagh:
> > On Sat, Jul 30, 2011 at 10:57:40PM +1000, Manuel M T Chakravarty wrote:
> >> 
> >> The RC unfortunately doesn't build on Lion (OS X 10.7).
> > 
> > I've put the latest 7.2 source here, along with OS X builds:
> >
> > 
> > My guess is that the bindists will work on Lion, but that the installers
> > will use the wrong gcc.
> I tested the 64-bit bindists and compiled the source from scratch on Lion.  It all works.

Great, thanks!

> You are right that the bindists use the default gcc (i.e., the one with the LLVM backend).  That is ok, though, as GHC supplies the stack unwinding linker option.

Do you really mean the bindists (i.e. the .tar.bz2 files), rather than
the installers (.pkg)?


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